An international study by the Hygiene Council rated 12 countries on the basis of personal and household hygiene. The scores for handwashing and household hygiene are below:
Percentage of respondents who wash hands 5+ times daily
Percentage with high household hygiene score
The research study sought to characterize the key determinants of personal and household hygiene behaviours that affect health cross-culturally; to pinpoint the key factors in different personalities and settings that determine hygiene behaviour, and highlight those that can be modified to improve health. Read more.